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May is Brain Cancer Awareness Month

According to the Central Brain Tumor Registry of the United States, an estimated 86,970 new cases of primary malignant (26,170) and non-malignant (60,800) brain and central nervous system tumors are expected to be diagnosed in the United States in 2019. Learn how radiation therapy is used to treat brain tumors.
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WHAT TO EXPECT
Once a diagnosis of cancer has been made, you will probably talk with your primary care physician along with several cancer specialists, such as a surgeon, a medical oncologist and a radiation oncologist. You will want to ask these doctors about all your treatment options.
SURVIVOR CIRCLE
ASTRO established the Survivor Circle to honor cancer survivors and support groups during our Annual Meeting. The application period for both the Survivor Circle Award and Survivor Circle Grant are now open.
QUESTIONS TO ASK
YOUR DOCTOR
Learn important questions to ask before, during and after your treatment, including questions on radiation safety.

IMPORTANT RESOURCES FOR BRAIN TUMORS

Download the Radiation Therapy for Brain Tumors brochure
Download the side effects chart for radiation therapy for brain tumors
Download the Radiation Therapy for Cancer brochure
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